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Exarchial Pastoral Council Meeting

  • Posted on: 26 October 2015
An ordinary meeting of the Exarchial Pastoral Council was held on October 24, 2015 at the Exarchial Chancery. The meeting was presided over by His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius. The main item in the meeting agenda was the evaluation of the recently concluded Malankara Catholic Convention. His Excellency thanked all the members of the pastoral council and all those who worked hard to make the convention an unforgettable ecclesial experience. Special mention was made about the leadership and service provided by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Kochery (the Co-Chairman), Very Rev. Fr.

Congratulations to Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose

  • Posted on: 19 October 2015
His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius appointed Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose as the new Pastor of the St. Vincent de Paul Malankara Catholic Cathedral Parish. He took charge of his new ministry on Oct. 18, 2015. Father Abraham Lukose replaces Rev. Fr. Sathyan Antony OIC who has been serving the Cathedral Parish as its Pastor for the past two years. We extend hearty congratulations to Fr. Abraham Lukose and wish him God's blessings.

Farewell to Rev. Fr. Sathyan Antony OIC

  • Posted on: 19 October 2015
Rev. Fr. Sathyan Antony OIC has been serving the Exarchate since July, 2011. For the past more than two years he served as the Pastor of the St. Vincent de Paul Malankara Catholic Cathedral Parish. On October 18, Father Sathyan was a given a warm send off, organized by the Cathedral Parish. Father Sathyan presided over the Sunday Holy Mass and after the Holy Mass, a farewell meeting was held at the Cafeteria on the Cathedral campus. His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius presided over the meeting and thanked Fr.

Calgary Malankara Catholic Mission

  • Posted on: 11 September 2015
A new mission for the Syro-Malankara Catholic faithful living in and around Calgary in Canada was inaugurated on August 29, 2015 by His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius. His Excellency celebrated the Holy Mass for our community in Calgary at the St. Joseph’s Church. After the Holy Mass, His Excellency officially inaugurated the mission, naming it, ‘St. Jude Syro-Malankara Catholic Mission of Calgary’. Rev. Fr. John Kuriakose has been appointed the Vicar of this mission. The Syro-Malankara Catholic community in Edmonton along with their Vicar Rev. Fr.

Mar Ivanios Day Celebrations

  • Posted on: 13 July 2015
The 62nd anniversary of the heavenly journey of the Servant of God Mar Ivanios was celebrated by the Exarchate on Sunday, July 12, 2015. The celebration was started with the morning prayers at the St. Vincent de Paul Malankara Catholic Cathedral, followed by concelebrated Holy Qurbono. His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius presided over the liturgical celebration. Rev. Dr. Paul Thelakkat gave the homily. Very Rev. Fr. Augustine Mangalath, Rev. Fr. Sathyan O.I.C, Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose, Rev. Dr. Sunny Mathew, Rev. Fr. Rev. Fr. Francis Assisi and Rev. Fr.

Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee Celebration

  • Posted on: 13 July 2015
The Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee of two Malankara Catholic priests in North America, namely, Rev. Dr. Geroge Oonnoonny and Rev. Dr.Gigi Philip was celebrated on July 11 under the auspices of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate. The Jubilarians celebrated the Holy Mass at 11.00 am at the St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral Church. His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius preached the homily during the Mass. After the celebration of the Holy Mass, the Jubilarians were felicitated by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Kochery and Mr.

Malankara Catholic Bible Convention - 2015

  • Posted on: 13 July 2015
The Malankara Catholic Bible Convention of 2015 was held on 10, 11 and 12 July, 2015 at the St. Vincent de Paul Malankara Catholic Cathedral, Elmont, New York. Rev. Dr. Paul Thelakkat from the Archdiocese of Ernakulam was the preacher. The convention started every day with the celebration of the Holy Eucharist in the morning and concluded with the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at 5.00 pm. A good number of our faithful from our Cathedral Parish, our parishes in New Rochelle, Rockland County, New Jersey and from the neighboring parishes participated in the convention. Mr.

Priests' Annual Retreat

  • Posted on: 13 July 2015
The priests of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Exarchate had their annual retreat from July 5 to 9 at the Malvern Retreat Center, Philadelphia. His Excellency Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius and 21 priests participated in the retreat. Rev. Dr. Paul Thelakkatt, PRO of the Syro-Malabar Church was the retreat preacher. The solid preaching of Dr. Thelekkat, coupled with the serene and scenic atmosphere of the retreat center helped the retreatants to spend four enriching days in prayer and reflection. The occasion was also used to convene an official meeting of the Presbyteral Council of the Exarchate.

Discernment Camp

  • Posted on: 1 July 2015
A discernment camp was organized to bring together the youth of the Exarchate to inspire and inform them about the vocation to priesthood. The camp was conducted on June 26 to 28, 2015 at the Exarchate Center under the leadership of Bishop Thomas Mar Eusebius, Rev. Fr. Abraham Lukose, and Bro. Jerry Mathew. The highlight of the camp was the diaconate ordination which was held on the second day of the camp. The camp also included talks and videos on the vocation to priesthood, Holy Mass, adoration, and liturgical song practice. The talks were given by Bishop Thomas Mar Eusebius, Rt. Rev.

Jerry Mathew is ordained a Deacon

  • Posted on: 1 July 2015
On June 27, 2015, Most Rev. Bishop Thomas Mar Eusebius ordained Bro. Jerry Mathew as a deacon at St. Vincent De Paul Malankara Cathedral Parish, Elmont, NY. The ceremony started at 9:30 am with solemn procession and the prayers of the Third Hour. The diaconate ordination was celebrated during the Holy Qurbono after the Quqilions. Msgr. James McDonald of St. Aidan's parish delivered the homily. The event was attended by several priests, religious sisters, and parishioners from various parishes, along with the family and relatives of Bro. Jerry. Bro.

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